A woman in Sagar district,Madhya Pradesh,has alleged that she was raped by five men and sold once her in-laws abandoned her for not bringing in dowry.
The 20-year-old was rescued by her father from Mahuna village from one Dwarkaprasad to whom she had been last sold by the maternal uncle of her husband Anand.
The woman,a victim of child marriage,told the Rahatgarh police that immediately after her marriage in 2008 her in-laws started harassing her for dowry and made her live in a cattle shed where she was raped by one Guddu Maharaj.
She was later sent to her husbands maternal uncle Ramsingh,a resident of Khurai village. Ramsingh and his two sons allegedly raped her,she said in the complaint,before selling her to Dwarkaprasad for Rs 50,000. The woman alleged that she was raped not only by Dwarakaprasad but also his neighbour Khadaksingh. Ramsingh,Khadaksingh and Dwarakaprasad have been arrested.